Careers

People are the core of our business. We are a growing company looking for individuals who are passionate about manufacturing, who have potential and demonstrate strong skills. At NES we take an active approach to equal opportunities and promote the recruitment of a diverse workforce, working hard to create a working environment that is both stimulating and creative. We are dedicated to creating a successful team, to deliver creative designs and high quality products to our clients and customers.

To apply for any of the available positions please email a CV and covering letter to careers@nes-solutions.co.uk.

CAD Designer / Draughtsman

Job Description

Job Title  :  CAD Designer / Draughtsman
Department  :  Design Office
Location  :  Colchester, UK
Salary  :  DOE, Negotiable

The Company

NES are a leading manufacturer of architectural feature cladding & facade products, specialise in high quality illuminated displays and custom signs for a range of applications such as retail display, corporate signage, outdoor advertising and feature lighting, with an extensive portfolio of blue-chip clients.

The Role

  • Receive customer specifications from sales department, perform required design along with creation of BOMs and oversee the project from manufacture to dispatch/installed
  • Produce designs that are fit for purpose, accurate, within budget and produced in a timely manner
  • Produce detailed GA, installation and manufacturing drawings
  • Proficient with SolidWorks and PDM and/or Inventor and Vault, and 2D AutoCAD
  • Work closely with other departments, client, project team and supply chain to produce designs that meet customer requirements and are economical to produce
  • Liaise/support other personnel across NES Group during manufacture, assembly, test and installation to ensure projects progress smoothly from Design through to handover
  • Ensure all ‘as built’ documentation is in place in a timely manner after project is completed
  • Attend internal and external meetings as required
  • Take on project and design management tasks as required that are appropriate to your level of skill and experience
  • Assist Project Managers with project planning and control
  • Create drawing packages for storage with the current PDM/Vault

The Candidate

  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Commercially aware of the expected costs of all items as they are being designed
  • Good structural awareness
  • Computer/Software literate (Microsoft, MSOffice)
  • Meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to Work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • A good knowledge of building envelopes and sheet metal will be advantageous
  • Comprehension of future collaborative BIM directives will be advantageous.
  • Familiar with CDM REGS 2007

Evidence

Please provide copies of qualifications, certification and portfolio to support Candidates experience.

Tests for software/task competence may be required.

CNC Operator

The Company

Busy Essex based Sign Company require an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a team in the Sign making division. Previous experience working within a Sign Company would be an advantage.

Skills Required

  • A good understanding of AXYZ 3M x 2M routers and Toolpath (the software)
  • Competent user of Adobe Illustrator. Corel Draw and the ability to manipulate vector drawings
  • Knowledge of Autocad would be an advantage
  • Ability to work with Aluminium Extrusion; Sheet material; Acrylics; PVC Foamex
  • Experience of saws, routers and hand power tools is essential
  • Knowledge of fixings & Industrial Adhesives applications
  • Ability to follow written & verbal instructions
  • In possession of a CSCS card an advantage
  • Attention to detail is crucial
  • Owns a full UK driving licence an advantage
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Is willing to work flexible hours
  • Keen to learn new skills

Graphics and Display Manufacturer

Job Description

Job Title  :  Graphics and Display Manufacturer
Location  :  Colchester, UK
Salary  :  Negotiable

The Company

NES specialises in high quality illuminated displays and custom signs for a range of applications such as retail display, corporate signage, outdoor advertising and feature lighting, with an extensive portfolio of blue-chip clients.

In addition to this we are a leading manufacturer of cladding and facade products, delivering prestigious projects for the UK and international market.

The Role

The successful candidate will provide support to the Graphics Manager and must have experience and be able to provide evidence of:

  • Experience in the application of self adhesive vinyl film to a variety of substrates including vehicles and glazing
  • Experience in wide format laminating
  • Experience in producing signage and graphic/display items
  • Experience in working on site (CSCS certification preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of graphic software would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of printing processes would be an advantage

The Candidate

  • Have an eye for detail and the ability to self appraise conscientiously
  • Inspired and motivated by the manufacturing industry
  • Strong organisation & time management skills
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a fast-moving production unit
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • IT Literate
  • Flexible

Sign Maker - Fabricator

The Company

Busy Essex based Sign Company require an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a team in the Sign making division. Previous experience working within a Sign Company would be an advantage.

Skills Required

  • Making from Aluminium Extrusion; Sheet material; Acrylics; PVC Foamex
  • Experience of saws, routers and hand power tools is essential
  • CNC Router operation an advantage
  • Finishing Assembly
  • Knowledge of fixings & Industrial Adhesives applications
  • Experience with electrics would be beneficial
  • Ability to follow written & verbal instructions
  • In possession of a CSCS card an advantage
  • Attention to detail is crucial, and following schematic drawings essential
  • Owns a full UK driving licence an advantage
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Is willing to work flexible hours
  • Keen to learn new skills